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Offline Marketing -- Should I drive a lamborghini?

Discussion in 'Offline Marketing' started by bitsculpt, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. bitsculpt

    bitsculpt Newbie

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    I am starting a new ORM/SEO business in a major metro city. Would it be a good or bad idea to show up to all appointments in a lamborghini? Do you think it would give off the right impression? Do you think it would give me an edge over competitors?

    I know it may seem like a silly question, but I really don't want potential clients to think " that guy is charging way too much if he can drive that car ".
     
  2. Winchester

    Winchester BANNED BANNED

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    Can you afford a Lamborghini?

    If yes, keep doing what ever your doing.

    If no, don't waste money use it on advertising or growth (or putting food on the table).
     
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    you should show up with a fiat panda and beg for money imo
     
  4. bitsculpt

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    It's bought and paid for -- the root of the question is -- Is being flashy a bad idea when meeting prospective clients?
     
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    Go with the Lambo. Oh yeah, drink some Russian vodka before and pull out your socks, because with a Lambo, you will rock them up their meeting.

    Seriously, if you really want to drive the car, and that car is part of you, do it. Why shouldn't you use the care? You can't hide your true personality every time, be you.
     
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    If that's what you got that's what you got! So show up in whatever. I have shown up in a nissan xterra and an old pontiac and still got the deals. I think it comes down to hour sales pitch and results at the end of the day!
     
  7. bitsculpt

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    Thanks, I will see what happens.
     
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    It depends what you are selling.

    If you are selling high priced homes... yes.. drive that bitch and rev it before you get out of the car. and wear a $1000 suit.


    If you are selling SEO stuff.... no... a more conservative car would be better.
     
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  9. bitsculpt

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    This is the info I'm looking for, thanks. I'm not a salesman by trade but I've done pretty well at it in other industries.
     
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    don't forget to walk in with two strippers on leashes
     
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    what are the chances that some or all of these ppl u meet are gonna see it anyway, I say you can show up on a bike and it won't matter
     
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    It would be funny as shit if he would go to a meeting for some SEO deals, with an old Dodge, and the other guy would come in a Lambo, haha
     
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    Any one that shows up meet me in such a way will not even get to see me. Anyone that did that is either stupid, or a pretentious snob that I do not want to work with, or lives in a world that will never understand my needs as a small businessman because they obviously live in the upper social strata. They throw thousand's around like I do 20's.

    Either way I would not hire either of these individuals.

    Unless that is you are targeting that social strata, you will look like a fool.
     
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  16. bitsculpt

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    Thanks for your opinion. I will definitely take it into account before making a final decision.
     
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    I would think you are being a dick and clearly over charge me.

    On the other hand, if you are selling a get richer sceme or some $20,000 seminar / coaching system that is another story.
     
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    Salesmen have salesmen cars for a reason, go get a Mercs E class, or a BMW 3 series :)
     
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    How did you get the Lambo if I might ask? I'm surprised that Im the first to ask.
     
  20. bitsculpt

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    I just sold my mercedes e class :(

    I better take the nissan altima instead.